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Biologicals can be a smart investment in a tight margin year

As farmers manage inputs in a tight margin year, FMC Regional Technical Manager in the Heartland Gail Stratman says biologicals can be a smart investment that takes yield potential to the next level. “FMC has products like Ethos-Elite this year. It combines an insecticide... Read More.

Dairy Margin Coverage program opening for 2024

The USDA will open enrollment for the 2024 Dairy Margin Coverage program Wednesday. Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux says more than $1.2 billion were issued to producers in 2023 with margins during 11 months triggering payments.  Catastrophic coverage was granted in June and... Read More.

Dairy margin insurance critical for farmers in 2023

Razor-thin margins have triggered insurance payments to dairy farmers almost every month of 2023. American Farm Bureau Federation’s Danny Munch tells Brownfield all farmers enrolled in the USDA Dairy Margin Coverage Program for the first time received catastrophic payments during the summer. “For the first... Read More.